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Amgen is an American multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. Located in the Conejo Valley, Amgen is the world's largest independent biotechnology firm. In 2013, the company's largest selling product lines were Neulasta/Neupogen, two closely related drugs used to prevent infections in patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy; and Enbrel, a tumor necrosis factor blocker used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. Other products include Epogen, Aranesp, Sensipar/Mimpara, Nplate, Vectibix, Prolia and XGEVA.

  • also known as Amgen Inc., 安進公司, 美國安進公司
  • award: - National Medal of Technology and Innovation (For its leadership in developing innovative and important commercial therapeutics based on advances in cellular and molecular biology for delivery to critically ill patients throughout the world.)
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Google previewThe Biotech Investor (2003)

How to Profit from the Coming Boom in Biotechnology by Tom Abate

Amgen is a singular case because it patented Epo, a protein medicine that is both widely prescribed and not easy to copy. Exclusive blockbusters of this sort have been rare in biotech, and trends suggest they could become even less common ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

Amgen also established successful partnerships with companies like Kirin Brewery, which could help in the manufacture of its products. The company continues to demonstrate a focus on research and development but also currently has ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2007)

by Graham A. Colditz

Amgen defines its mission as “to serve patients” and its values as: “to be science- based; compete intensely and win; work in teams; create value for patients, staff and stockholders; trust and respect each other; ensure quality; collaborate; ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

(Amgen) This recombinant protein is produced in a mammalian cell line. Aranesp ® is used e.g. for (darbepoietin- the treatment of anemia associated with chronic renal disease, a condition in which the or) body's natural erythropoietic system ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

UMR7280, Marseille, France Wenjun Ouyang Amgen, South San Francisco, CA, USA Marion J Parsons University of Toronto, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

by Ross M. Mullner

com Amgen, Inc. Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Astellas US LLC AstraZeneca LP ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management (2010)

by V. K. Narayanan, Gina Colarelli O'Connor

Amgen devoted years and billions to developing its process, but initially failed ...

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